Well, Internet, I went and did something on Friday that I have been wanting to do ever since I moved out on my own: I adopted my very own kitty! As backstory, this cat has been living on a friend's porch for several months. I saw her at our X-Wing Christmas party (Steven had to … Continue reading Meet Kiki!
This week's podcast is related to the first one I did, Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities. Like Cabinet of Curiosities, this one was written and produced by Aaron Mahnke. Unlike Cabinet of Curiosities, this one is much longer and covers a wide variety of unsettling topics. Winner of the iTunes "Best of 2015" & "Best … Continue reading Podcasts: Lore
Welcome back to First Impression Friday, where I ramble on about the book I'm currently reading but have long since finished in the time it took me to schedule this post! This week's book is a sequel to Cry of the Kalahari, which I posted about at some point in the past. From GoodReads: After being … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Eye of the Elephant” by Delia & Mark Owens
This week's podcast is going to be something way more niche than the rest of the podcasts have been or will be. This week's podcast is my boyfriend's podcast, the Birmingham Barons X-Wing Podcast! This is a podcast all about x-wing, which is a competitive table top game involving ships from the Star Wars universe … Continue reading Podcasts: Birmingham Barons X-Wing Podcast
A few months ago, I received a very interesting email from Book Crate. "Try one month on us free!" it said, and I jumped on it. It didn't even require my credit card information (amateurs!). Severance was the book I chose (December 2018), and when it arrived I put it on the shelf and didn't pay … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Severance” by Ling Ma
Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday, where for the month of February, Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm has challenged us to find books relating to the different Hogwarts houses. This week's house is Gryffindor, and while I'm a Ravenclaw, I can appreciate a good Gryffindor. (I'd better -- my boyfriend is one!) I will say … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Gryffindor!
If you've ever worked retail, I'm sure you've read reviews on Google or Yelp about your establishment. If you've never worked retail, I'm sure you've looked at reviews on Yelp or Google to help you find places to go when you're in an unfamiliar city. I'm sure you've also seen those reviews that are just … Continue reading Podcasts: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet